Taxon  Report   4932 
Lithophragma tenellum  Nutt.
Slender woodland star,  Slender woodlandstar, Woodland star
Lithophragma tenellum
© 2015 Barry Breckling
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Lithophragma tenellum
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2000 California Academy of Sciences
Lithophragma tenellum
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Lithophragma tenellum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lithophragma tenellum
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Genus: Lithophragma
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lithophragma australe
PLANTS: Lithophragma brevilobum
ICPN + PLANTS: Lithophragma rupicola
PLANTS: Lithophragma tenellum var. thompsonii
More information about  Lithophragma tenellum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 16, 2018).

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